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Nov 10, 2012 1:30am PST
wrong on the electoral vote, at least. >> i didn't get florida for him. in that column. >> belva: so, what are your thoughts now? what made you so sure that this was going to be our future? >> a couple of things. no incumbent president -- there's a lot of noise we hear day-to-day in political coverage, this person made this gaffe or that person had this many people at their rally, but the truth is, no incumbent president who has not had a challenge from his own party in the primary has lost re-election since 1932, herbert hoover. it is almost impossible to defeat an incumbent president when his party is unified. second, the auto bailout was enormous. i lived in ohio. i have family in cincinnati and toledo. 1 in 7 jobs in ohio is related to the auto industry. and there were 10,000 people working at that jeep plant in toledo. that community was terrified. and they had a clear black and white choice on that one issue. who was for them, who wasn't for them? and then, finally, there was a weak field. let's be honest. the primary candidates were one of the weakest fields that the republica
PBS
Nov 3, 2012 1:00pm PDT
-american community, we just saw in florida, one polling presignature, 1,000 votes hrough some computer glitch that could be explained, voting oppression was a key issue wit some afrin-american votersic that had not supported president obama, being ticd toff, being really mad and looking at this as a republican tactic to suppress their votes and now they are going to bef,full scal with president obama. >> belva: as we wrap this up, have any of you seen an election light this one in your years >> working? >> no, never. thisis one for the books. >> not at all. >> well, the dynamics are just so unusual. how many times do you have this many storylines coming together, with the economy, with jobs, with the contentious race with a divided elector rate and with reallhi no actual agreement on what to do. i nhink even inside political constituency groups, people bicker all the time about what's the appropriate course. >>elva: well, that is why the next story is going to move into view, because we've had so much bickering over so many weeks and no agreement over most of here's something we can all pre
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